Approximately 75% of Americans are not eating the recommended amounts of vegetables and fruits. Additionally, American diets are low in four important nutrients – fiber, potassium, calcium and vitamin D.
The good news is that studies have shown kids and adults who incorporate six or more canned foods per week into mealtime routines are more likely to have diets higher in 17 essential nutrients, including potassium, calcium, and fiber. And YES canned produce can provide you with the same nutrition as fresh ingredients. But how do you make delicious, vibrant meals using canned food? It’s simple.
This February, in celebration of National Canned Food Month, Registered Dietician and Wall Street Journal best-selling cookbook author, Toby Amidor shares nutritious tips and delicious dishes all utilizing the canned ingredients found right in your pantry!
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